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At the beginning of your upkeep, reveal the top card of your library. If it's a creature card that shares a creature type with a creature you control, you can cast this card without paying its mana cost. Otherwise, put it at the bottom of your library.
Descendants' Path Discussion
3 days ago
There is an interesting interaction with two Descendants' Path . If you do control a human, say Noble Hierarch , and two Descendants' Path 's, in your upkeep both will trigger. If the first resolves and reveals Lambholt Pacifist Flip so you cast it for free, that resolves, then the next Descendants' Path resolves and reveals Shrill Howler Flip. You will be able to cast Shrill Howler Flip because you now control Lambholt Pacifist Flip, even though you did not control a werewolf when the ability initially triggered.
4 days ago
I have just discovered this card, and I have been experimenting heavily with it.
After a few games enjoying the power given by the "free cast" provided by this card, I got to a point in which I had two copies of Descendants' Path , and I got completely confused.
A 1) The first Descendants' Path resolves, I show the first card, let us say that it is a Hungry Flames card. Then it goes to the bottom. And then what? Do I draw a card and repeat the process for the second Descendants' Path ? or I resolve the first effect on the second Descendants' Path and then I just draw one card?
2) If the shown card is something like Lambholt Pacifist Flip, then I free cast it (pretend of a second that I have another human in play), and then I draw and start the second Descendants' Path effect? Or do I draw just one card after both Descendants' Path have resolved.
Thank you so much!
1 week ago
Hi MattN7498, thank you for detailed write up. I'm in the market for a casual-but-with-teeth EDH deck and I'm really liking what I see here.
There are a couple of smallish things I'd do differently, but one question stands out and I'm really curious about your opinion:
You've got everything in place to run the Descendants' Path / Lurking Predators / Scroll Rack / Sensei's Divining Top suite - Lots of big creatures that want to be cheated out, many fetches to reset your deck, a Sylvan Library and a few other effects that care about the top of the deck.
I imagine that you lean more towards making your dragons cheaper and / or generating extra mana instead of straight up cheating as those effects work on their own and do not require setting up. Still it seems like a curious omission. Is that something you've toyed with before and didn't like? Please let me know what you think about it!
1 week ago
As they say, the more lords the merrier. Adaptive Automaton , Coat of Arms (One of the strongest tribal cards ever printed), Cryptic Gateway , Descendants' Path , Door of Destinies , Faces of the Past , Kindred Boon , Kindred Discovery , Konda's Banner (Turns commander into lord), Metallic Mimic ,and Urza's Incubator are all cards that work with tribal.
2 weeks ago
TypicalTimmy Great suggestions! I have a deep love for Coat of Arms, and when I acquire another that's the plan! :)
I've never seen Flameshadow Conjuring before, but I think I'll try that too! Free triggers for Omnath's second ability feels really good! I have a Kresh the Bloodbraided deck that would love this card!
2 weeks ago
Not entirely sure if Flameshadow Conjuring will help, but it's worth a look into depending on how you want to play.
2 weeks ago
I know Anowon, the Ruin Sage is good, he just refers to a different tribe and that is a big nope for me, as a vorthos.
Kindred Charge isn't great. It's fine but like 6 mana for how much damage, effectively? Not enough, at a guess.
Sangromancer is good but not super good. It's reliant on your opponents and that's always dangerous.
Izoni, Thousand-Eyed doesn't provide much value. Idk if you're forgetting the "nontoken" clause for Sek'Kuar, Deathkeeper , but if you are, that, and if not how many creatures do you think are in your graveyard?
Golgari Findbroker is fine.
Gigantomancer is fine.
With so few expensive plays, Urza's Incubator isn't so necessary?
3 weeks ago
Re-post the actual changes for formatting
Descendants' Path occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%